CSXT ES40DC #5246 pops out of Big Bend Tunnel in Talcott, Wv.
Q130 heads into Talcott a half mile East of Big Bend Tunnel.
Mtys head West through a heavy snow.
A Loram shoulder ballast cleaner is hard at work in Talcott.
An Eastbound works its way through the 6188 foot Big Bend Tunnel, and into a winter wonderland.
Amtrak and C&O heritage on the Eastbound Cardinal.
CSX's OCS heads West out of Talcott.
The early morning sun illuminates the fog, and nine locomotives on the point of a Westbound coal mty.
A Westbound hopper train passes through Big Bend Tunnel just after Midnight. The scene was illuminated by the light of the train, and moon. A 330 second exposure @ f4.5, ISO 400.
An eastbound exits the East portal of Big Bend Tunnel. The hot exhaust interacts with the cold winter air to coat the area around the tunnel with long icicles.
Out of the tunnel and into the darkness! CSXT 4533 battles the grade at Talcott with eastbound black diamond loads for the ports of Virginia.
Early winter in Southern West Virginia. The exhaust attests to the power necessary to move 150 loads of coal upgrade through Big Bend Tunnel. Once the tunnel is cleared, it's mostly water level ... (more)
CSX with their light, and yours truly with mine. An Eastbound works its way through Big Bend Tunnel, while I paint the scene with a spotlight. A wide angle 388 second exposure @ f4.0, ISO 100
The East intermediate signal at Talcott protects the rear end of an Eastbound Coal Train. a 60 second exposure @4.5, ISO 200.
An Eastbound rounds the bend at Talcott. A 60 second exposure @ f8.0, ISO 100.